Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, grandmas, godmothers, aunts and moms-to-be out there!Besting thousands of runners on Sunday, East Quogue’s Tara Farrell won the women’s Long Island Marathon. Tara ran 26 miles in the incredible time of three hours, five minutes 58 seconds!
Congrats, Tara. All of East Quogue is very proud of you!
Our very own sculptor and mixed media artist, Jonathan Pearlman, is one of five prestigious artists chosen to exhibit in East End Arts’ “Here Comes the Sun” exhibit. This exhibit will be celebrating everything that we love about summer on the East End.
The invitational art show opens on Friday, May 16, over at the Remsenburg Academy, located at 130 South Country Road in Remsenburg.
An artists’ reception will be held on Friday, May 23, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the academy. All are welcome.
And, speaking of one of my favorite organizations, East End Arts is holding its Artworks 2014 Gala on Saturday, May 17, from 6:30 until 11 p.m., in the Sea Star Ballroom located at 431 East Main Street in Riverhead. Tickets are $150 each for an evening of fabulous food and dancing to the music of The Trevor Davison 10-Piece Swing Band.
Check out all of the gala’s information at www.eastendarts.org/programs/events/gala.html and be sure to scroll all the way down to the auction items where you will find donations from two East Quogue artists—Jonathan Pearlman and yours truly. Please click on the pictures for descriptions of the auction items and, if one or two tickle your fancy, you can place your bids online.
After our harsh winter and cold spring, I can just feel summer fun in the air.
East Quogue’s Patrick McCormack will open Shuckers Lobster and Clam Bar this Saturday, May 10, with 1980s jukebox music on the deck and $1 sliders served from 6 to 7 p.m. Shuckers is located at 58 Foster Avenue in Hampton Bays. Call (631) 905-8292 for additional information.
Dockers Waterside Restaurant and Marina, with its magnificent views and sunsets, is gearing up for its fabulous Mother’s Day Grand Brunch Buffet. There are three seatings on Sunday, May 11: the first at 11 a.m., the next at 1 p.m. and the last at 3 p.m.
Dockers is located at 94 Dune Road in East Quogue. For all the delicious specifics, visit www.dockerswaterside.com.
The exciting news from Marina Rutherford and Rafe Worthington is that Station Restaurant will open for its second season on Friday, May 23. New this season will be brunch served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Station Restaurant is located at 412 Montauk Highway. For information, please call (631) 996-4050.
And last but certainly not least, many thanks to East Quogue Citizen Advisory Committee members Joan Hughes, Joyce Roper, and Carol and Richard Combes who participated in last month’s Great East End Cleanup.
Sunday, May 11: East Quogue Fire Department’s annual Mother’s Day pancake breakfast at the firehouse on Montauk Highway, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $6 for kids age 6 to 12. Kids 5 and under eat for free.
Tuesday, May 13: East Quogue Chamber of Commerce meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Quogue Library.
Wednesday, May 14: The East Quogue Citizens Advisory Committee meets at 7 p.m. in the library of the East Quogue Elementary School on Central Avenue.
Tuesday, May 20: East Quogue Elementary School budget vote, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., in the gymnasium of the elementary school on Central Avenue.
Sunday, May 25: East Quogue Fire Department’s Memorial Day parade begins at 1 p.m.